Nolan Family

Hi Friends!!

I hope all of you have enjoyed our handful of sessions over the last few days which were our desperate attempt to get caught up on blogging. I couldn’t wait to get up the photos from this beautiful family. The Nolan’s are definitely one of my favorite Atlanta families, and for me to meet any family at 7:20 in the morning, you know they gotta be super special!!
We had lofty plans, and a beautiful landscape.  We were going to take an hour or so on a beautiful spring morning to capture their family being…. their family.  I was so thrilled to capture some fun shots of the kids (because their individuality demanded their own spotlight), some sweet mommy daddy shots, and then sneak in a few of everyone together.
When I showed my husband some of the photos, he used the word “epic”, so I am hoping that he was right. 

Nolans, you guys make me smile. truly. a cup of my favorite coffee didn’t even do it for me that morning, but hanging around you guys made me ready for the rest of the day. your joy and love for each other makes me so happy. thank you! I am so glad we all got up that early, because the light was just perfect and what I was hoping for, so I hope the photos are exactly what you were hoping for. 

much much JOY! 


  1. Anna says:

    Oh my gosh! Each one I saw, I thought “that’s my favorite! no, that’s my favorite!” You did a great job capturing each of them. AWESOME!!!

  2. Brittney K. says:

    These just made me cry! Such a beautiful family. I’m so blessed to have them in my life.

  3. Ashley Nolan says:

    Alea, we are so blessed by your talent and friendship. These pictures will be such a great way for us to remember this crazy season. Thanks for waking up early for us!!! We LOVE you!

  4. Lindsey Dowling says:

    Amazing pictures as always!!! So many sweet moments captured! Props to you, Alea, for getting pics with all three kids smiling!!!!!

  5. Emily Meredith says:

    As usual – INCREDIBLE job Alea. Ashley – what a beautiful family! Just gorgeous!

  6. Katy McG says:

    These are sooooo…. great! I love the morning light, and it looks like the Nolan children were an easier bunch to deal with than my brood. I can’t get over how amazing these pictures are! And it helps to have an adorable family to photograph. Love these guys!!!

  7. kate says:

    i just cried looking at these! I don’t even know this famiy and was so touched! what a gorgrous fam! y’all did it again, alea & kim! 🙂

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